Sacred Heart University professor explores the sacred through science fiction

Sacred Heart University theology and religious studies professor Richard Grigg of Shelton recently published his ninth book, Science Fiction and the Imitation of the Sacred.
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Aug 13, 2018 - 5:25:48 AM

Horizons at The Ethel Walker School Showcases STEAM Projects of 200 Students

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Takiyah, a rising fifth grader from the Horizons at The Ethel Walker School program and a rising fifth grader at Jumoke Academy, explains to first grade students from the Moylan School in Hartford about the dash robot. Takiyah and her classmates coded the dash robot to complete an obstacle course. Looking on is Riley, a rising tenth grader at The Ethel Walker School and a volunteer with the Horizons program. The Moylan students are with the Horizons program at the Westminster School. (contributed photo)
The first ever state-wide Horizons at The Ethel School STEAM Exhibition was held on July 27th at The Ethel Walker School campus in Simsbury. More than 100 students from Horizons’ sites throughout Connecticut joined the 85 young girls participating in the Horizons at The Ethel Walker School program to display their science, technology, engineering, arts and math projects. These public school students showcased the science, technology, engineering, arts and math skills they have acquired during the six-week summer program.
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Aug 3, 2018 - 2:07:50 AM

How It All Adds Up Learning to Love Math at The Children’s School

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Math is as essential to our understanding and appreciation of how the world works, and our place within it, as the spoken and written word; it has been described as “the poetry of logic.” As Maureen Murphy, Head of The Children’s School, explains, “A practical and needed tool, math is also a language, a window to deciphering the physical world as well as the forces that govern it. It teaches an important habit of mind—problem solving. Children learn how gratifying it is to find a solution, even if it takes several tries or a shift in strategy.”
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Aug 2, 2018 - 2:03:47 AM

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